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Archive for Friday, February 23, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

February 23, 2007

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23 Today

Lawrence Home Show, more than 60 exhibits on display showing the latest in home construction, materials and design, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., 5200 Clinton Parkway, $5 for adults, children get in free, www.lhba.net.

Lecture: "Martin Luther King Jr.: Environmental Justice and Trends in Minority Participation in Science and Engineering," by Warren Washington, of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, 11 a.m., Lindley Hall Room 412, 864-5534.

Osher Institute seminar: "Manage Your Chronic Pain," by Robert Twillman, 2 p.m., 1515 St. Andrews Drive, 864-5823.

Film screening: "To Kill a Mockingbird," part of the Douglas County Law Library's "Reels of Justice" film series, with commentary by attorney Martin Miller, 6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.

24 Saturday

Lawrence Home Show, more than 60 exhibits on display showing the latest in home construction, materials and design, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 5200 Clinton Parkway, $5 for adults, children get in free, see www.lhba.net for seminar schedule.

Healthy Kids Fair, screenings, car seat checks, food and entertainment, 9 a.m.-noon, TherapyWorks P.A., 1112 W. Sixth St., Suite 120, 749-1300.

Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet, model and switching contests, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2120 Harper St., $3 admission with $1 off for canned food donation, children 12 and under admitted free with adult.

Bookworms Unite, for 8- to 12-year-olds, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's gallery room, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

George Winston concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU's West Campus, $28/$34, 864-2787.

Wheelchair basketball: Lawrence Wheelhawks vs. Kansas City Thunder, 7:30 p.m., KU's Student Recreation Fitness Center, free, 864-2620.

25 Sunday

Lawrence Home Show, more than 60 exhibits on display showing the latest in home construction, materials and design, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5200 Clinton Parkway, $5 for adults, children get in free.

Free State Libertarians meeting, 7 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

26 Monday

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Osher Institute seminar: "From Cheese to 'CSI': The Role of Biotechnology in Our Lives," by Elizabeth Wenske-Mullinax, 10 a.m., 1515 St. Andrews Drive, 864-5823.

Lecture: "Google Earth and the Geospatial Community," by Brian McClendon, director of engineering for Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Sketchup," 3:30 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, free, 864-8902.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m., Babcock Place meal site, 1700 Mass., 830-2253.

Lawrence school board meeting, 7 p.m., district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

Concert: Julia Broxholm, soprano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, free, 864-3436.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

27 Tuesday

KU E-Fair, 11 a.m., Burge Union's relays and courtside rooms, free, 864-7783.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

Wakarusa Township Board meeting, 7 p.m., 300 W. 31st St.

Lecture: "Does HIV Look like Me?," 7 p.m., Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, free, 864-7469.

Film: "The Constant Gardener," with commentary by Garth Myers, associate professor of African and African-American studies, 7 p.m., Wescoe Hall, Room 3140, free, 864-3832.

"The Teen Brain," by Diane Ash for the Lawrence Parent Network Junior High Connection, 7 p.m., Southwest Junior High School, 2511 Inverness Drive.

Faculty recital: Steve Leisring, trumpet, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, free, 864-3436.

28 wednesday

Safari Club, for 7- to 12-year-olds, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library's auditorium, 707 Vt., registration requested, 843-3833 ext. 117.

Study group: "Politics of Disasters," led by Dole Fellow Scott Morris, director of FEMA's Florida long-term recovery office. First session of seven-week study group; attend any or all sessions. 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, free, 864-4900.

Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

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